| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

Michigan State University College of Law Immigration Law Clinic

  • Location:
    648 North Shaw Lane
    East Lansing, MI 48824
  • Phone:
    (517) 432-6880
  • Fax:
    (517) 432-6990
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

The Immigration Law Clinic at the Michigan State University College of Law provides free legal representation to individuals and families who are otherwise unable to obtain legal representation in a wide range of immigration and immigration-related matters.

State served: Michigan

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Asylum applications, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Federal court appeals
Other areas of legal assistance: Family & Juvenile, Housing, Nonprofit Organizations, Prisoners, Taxes
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national)
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: Arabic, English, Nepali, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Most cases are accepted as referrals from social service workers and agencies.
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